Climate Change

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Climate change can elicit strong emotions like anger, fear, and grief. And, Aspen therapist Emily Supino wants to help. She’s offering free group sessions open to anyone, beginning next week. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Supino to get the details. 

Calla Rose Ostrander

Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. For the past 3 years she has directed the Carbon Project to scale up a massive innovation in compost application to regenerate soil with carbon from the atmosphere. Hear how her Waldorf education has given her a unique approach as a leader.

Trees, Water & People

Trees, Water & People is an international, Colorado-based nonprofit that has been addressing the roots of migration with climate vulnerable communities for 21 years. Executive Director Sebastian Africano and Vice President of the Board of Directors Jon Becker stopped by KDNK ahead of their presentation at Rocky Mountain Institute on November 1st at 5pm to share about the organization's projects.

Climate change has been called the new normal. But residents in some parts of the Southwest say after living through the last two years, there’s nothing normal about it. 

Communities in the Four Corners -- where the borders of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona meet -- have been bouncing between desperately dry and record-breaking moisture since the winter of 2017, forcing people dependent on the reliability and predictability of water to adapt.

Valley Voices: Carbondale Climate Rally

Sep 26, 2019
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Today's show features student speeches and comments from those who attended Carbondale's Climate Rally. What have you noticed about climate change?

Ross Montessori Students Reflect on Climate Change

Sep 24, 2019
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Over 100 people gathered in Sopris Park Friday for the Climate Strike, organized by 350 Roaring Fork. The event coordinated with other strikes around the world. Speakers included Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson, Dr. Greg Feinsinger, Arn Menconi, and local youth. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with students from Ross Montessori after the event.

A strike for Climate Action at Sopris Park tomorrow will feature speeches from students, local government officials, climate activists and more. The event is one of more than 800 actions across the country, ahead of next week’s UN Climate Summit in New York. Fred Malo, a volunteer for 350 Roaring Fork, is the primary organizer of the event.

Visionary Aerials

Anders Carlson and Maiah Saucedo of Visionary Aerials joined Raleigh Burleigh to share about their coverage of Climate Week in New York City.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Annie Worley. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Valley Voices: Andy Mueller on the Grand Bargain

Sep 12, 2019
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Water officials across the West are talking about a Grand Bargain that would change the 1922 Colorado River Compact. For this week's Valley Voices, host Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Andy Mueller, director of the Colorado River Water Conservation District, to find out more about the deal.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Beatriz Soto. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

Lucas Turner

Andrew Romanoff, democratic candidate for US Senate in 2020, joined a group of citizens wednesday evening at Bonfire Coffee to talk policy priorities and politics. Primary topics included climate change, gun reform, and mental health. KDNK's Lucas Turner joined the crowd to learn more about this candidate.


Oil & gas-dependent economies could take a hit in the future as investors grow tired of losing money on fracking operations. KDNK News Director Lucas Turner interviews Justin Mikulka, a writer for DesmogBlog about overspending, investor woes, and a shortage of tier-one acreage.

News Brief: Study Shows Contrails Add to Global Warming

Jul 12, 2019
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Contrails from jets are a growing contributor to global warming. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with freelance environmental reporter Bob Berwyn about his recent piece for Inside Climate News, featuring a new study on contrails.

Gwen Garcelon

On this month's show, Gwen offers her presentation "Embracing Collapse," that was recorded on May 29, 2019. The focus is to look at the predicament we are in on the planet from a wholehearted perspective -acknowledging the fear and grief while also choosing to accept the vast power, and empowerment, available to us. Gwen draws from insights gained as an activist and lobbyist on hunger and poverty issues, her spiritual practice and work supporting business and nonprofit leaders.

It's late May in Wyoming. It snowed last night, and more snow is predicted. That's why it's good that Big Piney Rancher Chad Espenscheid is behind the wheel of the truck. The roads are sloppy and Middle Piney Creek is running high.

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper is condemning socialism and making headlines for picking a fight on the issue with Bernie Sanders.

Sen. Michael Bennet is touting his plan to "clean up corruption and restore our democracy."

But both of Colorado's presidential candidates are still polling below 1% in some national polls ahead of Thursday's big Democratic primary debate in Miami.

Rev Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, June 20th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For a list of today's events like Hip Hop Caucus leader, The Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr. discussing climate change as a civil rights issue follow the headline...

 

Becky Lomax

Becky Lomax, author of USA National Parks - The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks, speaks to KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl by cell phone from a meadow with an incredible view of Yosemite Falls (see photo). She touts some of her favorite underrated destinations, talks about wildlife and the significance of Dark Skies designation, and explains how Glacier National Park near her home is impacted by climate change. 

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Dan Rosenthal joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about the ski and music trip he took with Pam, visiting all 38 IKON resorts in North America while performing music to promote climate action and sustainable living.

A bill that Democratic lawmakers say is needed to fight climate change has cleared its first hurdle at the state Capitol.

House Bill 1261 would set a goal for Colorado to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent before 2030.

It would also give a state board the authority to approve new regulations that would help the state reach that goal.

Wilderness Workshop

Today's community calendar for Wednesday,March 6th is underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine on the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like Naturalist Nights at The Third Street Center, featuring How Changing Climate is Affecting Wildflowers and Pollinators in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, follow the headline...

In a cow pasture near Shawnee in central Oklahoma, Kirk Wilson parks his work truck, grabs a harness, and prepares for a 30-foot climb.

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A recent study found that a changing climate could cut the length of ski season in half in some parts of the US by 2050, and more by the end of the century. This could have significant impacts on Colorado’s ski industry, which generates almost $5 billion annually and creates more than 46,000 jobs. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh takes a look at two resorts on Colorado’s West Slope to find out what they’re doing to protect the snow and the bottom line.

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Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey share about thier book The Trust Frequency: Ten Assumptions for a New Paradigm, Andrew's for-profit climate restoration startup Sacred Earth Enterprises, and The First Fifty Years. Andrew and Connie present "Climate, Consciousness and the Indigenous Connection" with Anuk Bald Eagle and Sally Ramney at the Third Street Center on January 3 at 7pm with support by Davi Nikent.

Utilities Tap into Once-Wasted Energy with Hydropower

Dec 20, 2018
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Experts say that in order to reach climate goals we need to move away from fossil fuels and get our energy from renewable sources. While most assume that will mean more wind and solar, there’s a clean and environmentally sound way to generate electricity that’s been hiding in plain sight but only recently became affordable to harness. For H2O Radio, Frani Halperin reports.

Early season snowfall in some parts of the Colorado River Basin have raised hopes of a drought recovery. But that optimism is likely premature.

In Colorado, higher than average snowfall in October and early November has allowed ski resorts to open early after a dismal start to last year’s season.

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Pam and Dan Rosenthal have a goal of skiing all the Ikon pass resorts in North America this winter while performing music to promote climate action and sustainable living. Pam and Dan will also be celebrating their 30th anniversary during this tour.

Gwen Garcelon

Gwen Garcelon shares about using inner tools to navigate the new information we have been given from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Town of Carbondale

Dan Richardson, Mayor of Carbondale, steps into a conversation about global warming, identity, and the gray zone of unresolved perspectives.

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